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The Uprisers
By Jeannine Vegh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
After eleven years of brutal communist leadership, a young girl and her brother join a grass roots campaign to end oppression in Hungary. Only the girl survives and will go on to America for safety, where she will learn what freedom really means.
Elk River
By Gregory Randall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
2012 Nominee Benjamin Franklin Award in LGBT and Global Ebook for Young Adults. Gregory C. Randall unveils, during the summer of 1956, a family’s fears and triumphs. He explores a region of America set apart from the chaos of the world. It is a place of migrant pickers, backwoods people living off the land, and the grand Lake Michigan that encloses them all. And it is also a realm of miracles
'56
By Gabriella Horvath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
'56 is a gripping tale of love and treachery amid revolution in Hungary. When Soviet tanks head to Budapest to put down the uprising, the dream of freedom is doomed. Can true love survive when defeat is inevitable? The events are illustrated with stills from newsreel footage shot on the streets of Budapest. Gabriella Horvath tells the story of her people with drama and humanity.
Pete Elliott's 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Truth In Time
By Gary M. Whitmore
Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 44,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
A young man travels in time back to 1956 to hopefully prevent his mother from being murdered.
Animal Friends: Floating Orange Cubes
By Rob Towner
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Abby question’s her father Steve about his obsession with stockpiling fly spray, he sits her down and tells her the story that started it all. Steve then proceeds to tell Abby the completely true story of Patrick the Cicada, an insect living in 1956 who (with the help of plenty of other animal friends) stands up to the biggest bully in the backyard, a Parakeet named Leslie.